It’s a very lovely story! It goes against all current intolerances : Lucie Foundation founder Hossein Farmani left Iran for the US when he was 18 years-old. Now 62, he is back as a philanthropist. He is restoring three old houses in Kashan, an Iranian ancient city dating back to the Elamite Empire (c. 1210 – 1100 BCE). The first one has just opened as Steve’s House, a (free) museum with a comprehensive collection of American photographer Steve McCurry’s work. With local architects and photographers Hossein et Hassan Rowshanbakht, Farmani is now restoring another house that will become a photography...
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